- Apr 15
Demystifying Silicon Valley Bank’s Failure: A High-Tech Version of an Old-Fashioned Bank Run
There’s an old saying on Wall Street: “[w]hen the Fed hits the brakes, someone goes through the windshield.” Silicon Valley Bank (“SVB”)...
- Mar 28
The Big Short (Returns): Hindenburg vs. Adani
The primary (and intuitive) reason for investing in a company’s stock is the belief that its price will increase. However, there are...
- Mar 21
To Continue or Not to Continue: The Rise of Continuation Funds
The rise of continuation funds, also known as GP-led secondaries, has become one of the biggest trends in private equity. Although...
Luiza Coelho da Rocha
- Mar 14
Corporate Crisis Management in the Age of Social Media: How FTX Missed its Chance
The collapse of FTX may seem to be a crypto story, but it is simply another tale about the risks of lax corporate culture and the...
- Feb 21
Sovereign Debt Restructurings: The Evaluation of Three Approaches
A New Wave of Sovereign Debt Defaults Sovereign debt, or public debt, is an important way for governments to raise capital for growth and...
- Nov 8, 2022
An Economic Downturn & Private Equity in 2023
"The Worst is Yet to Come", said the International Monetary Fund regarding their economic outlook for 2023. The U.S. is likely to enter a...
Luiza Coelho da Rocha
- Oct 25, 2022
A Future of Uncertainty in Crypto Regulation
The days when investing in cryptocurrencies was an unknown, risky venture reserved for the most daring investors are long gone. According...
- Oct 4, 2022
50 Shades of Green: How Green are Green Bonds?
The World Bank defines Green Bonds as financial instruments which finance (or refinance) green projects and provide investors with...
- Jun 13, 2022
Should Large Index Funds Invest More Assets in Engagement and Stewardship?
Background Index funds replicate existing stock indices by buying shares of the member firms of a particular index, and holding them...
- Apr 11, 2022
Legal Update: Changes to the AML Landscape for Crypto Assets
Concern around the use of cryptoassets in connection with financial crime has intensified in recent years. A January report by...